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Synonyms for unyieldingness

resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible

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While Jiaying is apparently more self-indulged, Chengshu's "honesty," "virtues," "sincerity" and "unyieldingness" help to keep Jiaying "firmly" in her hands (Ding, "Summer" 80).
On the more positive side, however, Congress is starting to take notice of the administration's refusal to confront Palestinian unyieldingness. When asked about the Palestinian leadership, House Foreign Affairs Committee chairwoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL-18), stated, "they know they don't have to do a darn thing; with this administration they will get a blank check, and they will always get helped out.
Like feminism before it, theories of affect insist that the body can and does demonstrate an unyieldingness and even obstinacy toward the simulacral forces of postmodern commercial culture that whitewash cultural difference.
He therefore inherited musicality from both sides of the family, and from his distant forebears vitality, unyieldingness, pride, a love of the sun and a fondness for Mediterranean culture.
Or Mahmoud Abbas, the former Palestinian prime minister with more vision than most of his contemporaries who was done in by Ariel Sharon's unyieldingness and Arafat's duplicity.
mask of unyieldingness, maybe inside us, among those several selves
You see, it takes a certain unyieldingness to insist that Japanese Americans not be interned after the devastating military and psychological blow at Pearl Harbor.